Unit Secretary Post Partum in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

Unit Secretary Post Partum

Austin, TX, United States
Part-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling   Job ID: 11234
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Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Unit Secretary Post Partum with St. David's North Austin Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's North Austin Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the St. David's North Austin Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Unit Secretary Post Partum to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Unit Secretary, you will be responsible for secretarial functions in the appropriate department. You will interact with patients, visitors, physicians, office staff, and hospital personnel in a professional manner. You will communicate patient information, enter patient orders, prioritize the flow of patient information, and act as a centralized communication facilitator for patient care areas.

  • You will answer phones, route calls, and take messages
  • You will maintain unit-based logs on patients for admissions, transfers, and discharges
  • You will be responsible for ordering and maintaining unit supplies, forms, and handouts
  • You will keep health information management files and forms organized and orderly
  • You will obtain equipment needed by nurses
  • You will input patient charges into the computer for all designated chargeable services provided on the unit
  • You will be responsible for printing patient discharge instructions, relaying discharge and transfer information to the appropriate personnel, discharging patients from the system upon their exit from the unit, and notifying housekeeping of rooms to be cleaned after patient discharge
  • You will enter all physician orders, notify nurses of new electronic patient orders, and identify and report order policy violations
  • You will prepare new patient charts, maintain chart organization with required forms, and organize charts for transfer and discharged patients
  • You will assist, guide, and direct patients, visitors, nurses, and physicians
  • You will answer call lights, instruct transporters regarding the patient transportation log, and assist with sending specimens to the lab as needed
  • You will act as a resource for office equipment including computers, printers, fax machines, telephones, and paging systems

What qualifications you will need:

Experience

  • 1 year of experience in a general office setting or as a hospital based Unit Clerk – preferred

Education

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • College courses in a health related field – preferred

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital, St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Unit Secretary Post Partum opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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